Projects, Products & Measurement Reporting

Speaker Biography: Adam Gibbon, Rainforest Alliance

June 17, 2010
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Adam has led the technical carbon evaluation in ten CCBA validations, one VCS validation, six VCS methodology reviews, one CCX verification, and one Plan Vivo verification. Adam is a qualified lead auditor for the Climate Action Reserve and was a CCX forestry verifier committee participant.

Adam has trained over 100 people in Spain, Bali, Rwanda and Vietnam in AFOLU project auditing and project development. Recipients of the training included Rainforest Alliance auditors, government officials, private consultants and NGO representatives. He was lead author of recent Rainforest Alliance publication entitled, “Guidance on coffee carbon project development using the (CDM) simplified agroforestry methodology” as well as two scientific articles.

Before joining Rainforest Alliance Adam worked at Oxford University as a researcher. His research emphasized the potential of carbon markets to finance sustainable management of forest resources. He led a team conducting a landscape scale assessment of carbon stocks in the Peruvian Andes’ cloud forests and montane grasslands.

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Video: Projects, Products and Measurement Reporting

April 2, 2010
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Video: Projects, Products and Measurement Reporting.

This section will shortly contain video resources on the session on Projects, Products and Measurement Reporting at Katoomba 17, focused on Payments for Ecosystem Services in Southeast Asia.

If you would like to contribute to this resource please contact ben(dot)metz(at)katoombagroup(dot)org.

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Panel Resources: Projects, Products and Measurement Reporting

May 2, 2009
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Forest Carbon Portal

Deforestation and land-use change are responsible for over 20% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity decline, and an incredible loss of ‘ecological capital.’ Discussions of how to incorporate forestry and agriculture more fully into cap-and-trade schemes and voluntary carbon markets are moving at a rapid pace, and the quick evolution of the discourse – combined with data gaps and a lack of knowledge of the capacity-building activities being organized around the world – has called for a centralized hub of information to which stakeholders can turn. For these reasons, we have created the Forest Carbon Portal.

Take a look at ongoing projects around the world here

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